Supervisors, mail and message distribution occupations

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1214

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: Mail, Postal and Related Workers (1511), Letter Carriers (1512) and Couriers, Messengers and Door-to-Door Distributors (1513). They are employed by Canada Post Corporation, courier companies, governments and large corporations.

Job Duties for Supervisors, mail and message distribution occupations

  • Co-ordinate, assign and review the work of postal clerks, letter carriers and couriers engaged in the collecting, sorting and delivering of mail, parcels and other material
  • Establish work schedules and procedures and co-ordinate activities with other work units or departments
  • Resolve work-related problems and prepare and submit progress and other reports
  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Requisition supplies and materials
  • Ensure smooth operation of computer systems and equipment and arrange for maintenance and repair work
  • May perform the same duties as workers supervised.

Working Conditions for Supervisors, mail and message distribution occupations

Work is performed in an office environment.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Assistant Postmaster/mistress
  • Courier Service Supervisor
  • Letter Carriers Supervisor
  • Mail And Postal Clerks Supervisor
  • Mail Carriers Supervisor
  • Mail Clerks Supervisor
  • Mail Facilities Senior Administrator
  • Mail Room Supervisor
  • Messenger Service Supervisor
  • Postal Clerks Supervisor
  • Postal Station Employees Supervisor
  • Postal Station Supervisor
  • Postal Workers Supervisor
  • Postmaster/mistress
  • Courier Service Supervisor
  • Letter Carriers Supervisor
  • Mail And Postal Clerks Supervisor
  • Mail Room Supervisor
  • Messenger Service Supervisor
  • Postal Station Supervisor
  • Postmaster/mistress